Take It Outside | Midweek Hosting in Just Five Minutes

Take it Outside: Midweek Hosting Made Easy at www.happyhourprojects.com #TargetStyle

This post is promoted by Target. With the weather warming up, kids getting out of school, and everyone settling into a summer schedule, do you do any entertaining?  I have to confess, we typically don’t!  These transitional times mean my house is a mess and I don’t feel like cooking, especially not after spending time […]

Patriotic Twizzlers Twists Treats

Twizzlers Twists Treat Bags at www.happyhourprojects.com | Part star-spangled craft, part sweet summer treat, and totally easy to add to your party! #sponsored #HersheySummerFun

Today’s hour-or-less sweet holiday treat and craft is sponsored by The Hershey Company.   Every year I wait for it: the official-unofficial-start-of-summer.  Memorial Day weekend!  We spend the holiday weekend getting ready for deck weather and celebrating our veterans with a parade and an annual barbecue.  It’s a low-key celebration with a dozen or so […]

Parenting Is Tough… But You’re Doin’ Good

Know a Parent Who's Doin' Good? Tell Them with the Minute Maid® "Doin' Good" Initiative at www.happyhourprojects.com

Parenting is tough for a lot of reasons. But mostly, it’s tough because we don’t get a lot of feedback in this line of work. There’s no performance evaluation. There’s no report card. A lot of times, there’s no feedback at all until something goes wrong… and also sometimes, when something goes right. I was really moved when I […]

Stress Less: “Taco ‘Bout a Future” Catered Graduation Party Ideas

“Taco ‘Bout a Future” Graduation Party | Host a Mexican-Themed Catered Party with Qdoba and Ideas from Evite

Today’s easy graduation party ideas are sponsored by Evite and Qdoba. Are you planning a party for your graduate this year?  What a stressful thing that can be!  Just prepping the house to have all those guest can be exhausting enough, before you ever get to the party planning – and much less, the party […]

Decor Pieces That Transition From Season to Season

Decor Pieces That Transition From Season to Season with Balsam Hill at www.happyhourprojects.com | A Butterfly-Themed Spring Mantel

Happy Monday, friends!  This weekend is Mother’s Day, and to celebrate that a little bit early, my mom came over and we spent some time together on a spring decor project.  Balsam Hill challenged us to create a spring theme from items that are traditionally held as winter decor pieces, and sent us a few […]